But are they still scary for grown-ups?
"The Wizard of Oz" (1939)
Why It Was Scary When You Were A Kid: Forget the Wicked Witch. The flying monkeys were your worst simian nightmare.
Why Your Parents Let You Watch It: "I loved that as a kid!
Is It Still Scary Now?: Are you kidding? It's a classic!
Verdict: If it helps, the lead flying monkey was played by an actor who was also a Munchkin in the movie. Actually, that just makes it creepier.